Platycerium alcicorne | Staghorn Fern

Platycerium alcicorne | Staghorn Fern


Family: Polypodiaceae


Platycerium alcicorne is a Staghorn Fern native to West and South Africa where they grow as epiphytes, off of trees, in and around rainforest regions. They can be grown mounted on cork or wood, in hanging baskets or as a normal house plant. Very tolerant of colder temperatures so can be grown outside in frost free months.


8.5cm pot.


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Can grow up to 90cm in the right conditions.
Water well in warmer months, allowing top of soil to dry between watering. Appreciates reasonable humidty.
Bright, indirect light – part shade.
Prefers a soil that is quite free draining or to be grown mounted as an epiphyte.


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We have destocked most plants and will restock when ready in Spring.